Capital Gains Tax – alarm bells should be ringing

RSM New Zealand (Auckland) at Highbrook heard from Former Bell Gully tax partner Joanne Hodge on capital gains tax at a presentation on Thursday...

‘Council failing to protect local environment’

The Auckland Council’s refusal to fine or prosecute a local developer for the illegal alteration of a stream between Cheriton Road and Colmar Road...

“We want our money back”

A young couple are distraught that they cannot get back $37,777.50 they paid to the wrong bank account. Shirley Li thought she had transferred the...

Neighbours angry as 10 houses crammed onto two properties

More than 30 residents in a small Bucklands Beach street are up in arms about a development which will see 10 properties built on...

$78m development for Botany Town Centre

Botany Town Centre is to undergo a multi-million development which will begin this month with a completion date set for May 2019. AMP Capital today...

Work on new Whitford subdivision underway

A new development in Whitford has already sold more than half of its available sites.

More time to join class action for leaky home owners

More leaky-building owners – many from the east Auckland - will have the chance to join a self-funded class action against James Hardie after...

Residents quarry battle underway

A fund-raising campaign has been kicked off by Clevedon residents who are trying to stop expansion of a local quarry. Auckland Council received about 250...

No house, dreams dashed

Susan Richards, at 63, had hoped to be in her new Pine Harbour townhouse by now, preparing for retirement and thinking of ways to...

Reality of new housing density rules sinks in

An application to Auckland Council to replace two houses on adjoining sections with 15 townhouses has nearby residents alarmed. It’s also a portent of things to come now that the Auckland Unitary Plan (AUP) is operative (in part).